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David W. Donnelly, Lesley A. Anderson, Anna Gavin, Cancer Incidence Projections in Northern Ireland to 2040, Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers & Prevention Published first April 24, 2020. DOI 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-20-0098. Implications of research.

Tor Åge Myklebust, Therese Andersson, Aude Bardot, Sally Vernon, Anna Gavin, Deirdre Fitzpatrick, Marianne Brenn Jerm, Mark Rutherford, D. Maxwell Parkin, Peter Sasieni, Melina Arnold, Isabelle Soerjomataram, Freddie Bray, Paul C Lambert, Bjørn Møller, Can different definitions of date of cancer incidence explain observed international variation in cancer survival? An ICBP SURVMARK-2 study, Cancer Epidemiology Journal, Published August 2020. DOI 10.1016/j.canep.2020.101759, Implications of research.

Melina Arnold, Mark J Rutherford, Aude Bardot, Jacques Ferlay, Therese M-L Andersson, Tor Åge Myklebust, Hanna Tervonen, Vicky Thursfield, David Ransom, Lorraine Shack, Ryan R Woods, Donna Turner, Suzanne Leonfellner, Susan Ryan, Nathalie Saint-Jacques, Prithwish De, Carol McClure, Agnihotram V Ramanakumar, Heather Stuart-Panko, Gerda Engholm, Paul M Walsh, Christopher Jackson, Sally Vernon, Eileen Morgan, Anna Gavin, David S Morrison, Dyfed W Huws, Geoff Porter, John Butler, Heather Bryant, David C Currow, Sara Hiom, D Max Parkin, Peter Sasieni, Paul C Lambert, Bjørn Møller, Isabelle Soerjomataram, Freddie Bray. Progress in cancer survival, mortality, and incidence in seven high-income countries 1995-2014 (ICBP SURVMARK-2): a population-based study. The Lancet November 2019. DOI. 10.1016/ S1470-2045(19)30456-5. Implications of Research for Services

Sacchetto L, Zanetti R, Comber H, Bouchardy C, … , Gavin A, … , Morgan E, et al. Trends in incidence of thick, thin and in situ melanoma in Europe. Eur J Cancer 2018; 92:108-118. doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2017.12.024. Implications of Research for Services

Bannon FJ, McCaughan JA, Traynor C, O'Brien K, Gavin AT, Maxwell AP, Comber H, Conlon PJ.  Surveillance of non-melanoma skin cancer incidence rates in kidney transplant recipients in Ireland.  Transplantation. 2014 Sep 27;98(6):646-52. doi: 10.1097/TP.0000000000000115.

Donnelly DW, Hegarty A, Sharp L, Carsin AE, Deady S, McCluskey N, Comber H, Gavin AT.  The impact of adjustment for socio-economic status on comparisons of cancer incidence        between two European countries.  Journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 612514, 6 pages, doi: 10.1155/2013/612514

Donnelly DW, Hegarty A, Sharp L, Carsin A-E, Deady S, McCluskey N, Comber H, Gavin A. The impact of adjustment for socioeconomic status on comparisons of cancer incidence between two European countries. Journal of Cancer Epidemiology Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 612514,

Hunter HL, Dolan OM, McMullen E, Donnelly D and Gavin A.  Incidence and survival in patients with cutaneous malignant melanoma: experience in a UK population, 1984-2009.   Br J Dermatol. 2013 Mar;168(3):676-8. doi: 10.1111/bjd.12046.

Donnelly DW, Gavin A.  Socio-economic inequalities in cancer incidence - The choice of deprivation measure matters.  Socio-economic inequalities in cancer incidence - the choice of deprivation measure matters.  Cancer Epidemiology, online August 2011, doi:10.1016/j.canep.2011.06.002.

Comber H, Deady S, Montgomery E, Gavin AT. Drinking water fluoridation and osteosarcoma incidence on the island of Ireland.  Cancer Causes Control, June 2011, doi: 10.1007/s10552-011-9765-0.

Carsin AE, Drummond FJ, Black A, van Leeuwen PJ, Sharp L, Murray LJ, Connolly D, Egevad L, Boniol M, Autier P, Comber H, Gavin AT.  Impact of PSA testing and prostatic biopsy on cancer incidence and mortality: comparative study between the Republic of Ireland and Northern-Ireland.  Cancer Causes and Control, September 2010, doi: 10.1007/s10552-010-9581-y.

Montanaro, F., Gennaro, V., Bray, F., Tyczynski, J. E., Parkin, D. M., Merler, E, Gavin, A, ENCR Working Group.  Pleural mesothelioma incidence in Europe: Evidence of some deceleration in the increasing trends. Cancer Causes Control. 2003 Oct;14(8):791-803. DOI: 10.1023/A:1026300619747.


Donnelly DW, Gavin AT. Mortality Among Children And Young People Who Survive Cancer In Northern Ireland. Ulster Med J 2016;85(3):158-163.

Donnelly D, Gavin A. Trends and patterns in cancer mortality in Northern Ireland. Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland; Vol. 39, 04.2010, p. 186-210.

Montella A, Gavin A, Middleton R, Autier P, Boniol M. Cutaneous melanoma mortality starting to change: a study of trends in Northern Ireland. European Journal of Cancer, September 2009, doi:10.1016/j.ejca.2009.03.004.

Anderson LA, McMillan S, Watson RGP, Monaghan P, Gavin AT, Fox CR, Murray L. Malignancy and mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with celiac disease or ‘gluten sensitivity’. World Journal of Gastroenterology,  January 2007, ISSN 1007-9327 CN 14-12-1219/R.

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